Surya Namaskar is one of the basic Asanas in Yoga. It is a salutation towards the Sun god (Surya Deva). It is preferable to perform this Asana before and after the sun-set as well as sun-rise. It should be performed in the outdoors facing the sun.
Surya Namaskar is a simple 12 steps process which should be executed as mentioned in the pictograph by controlling the breathing regulations. Surya Namaskar can be performed by everyone which will keep one’s mind and body in supreme state of fitness. You can enjoy the true benefit of Surya Namaskar when performed during sun-rise. Surya Namaskar Image
The physical moments mentioned in Surya Namaskar will keep the body fit and the breathing pattern will regulate the internal body organs, resulting in a peaceful mind. All Asanas should be started after performing Surya Namaskar. As per Hindu mythology – the Sun god is a source of light. It is a salutation that we are giving towards the Surya bhagavan (Sun god).
It is said that Surya Namaskar gives immense energy to our body and mind. You can perform the Surya Namaskar starting from Step 1 to Step 11 as per the instruction provided in the pictograph. It is advisable to be trained by a yoga guru or a yoga instructor before performing Surya Namaskar.